Adler C. Eliacin
Member of the Advisory Board
Review Member of the Scholarship Committee
With over 16 years of professional business experience, Mr. Adler C. Eliacin is the Executive Director of the Haitian-American Chamber of Commerce of Greater Boston. At the Haitian Chamber Mr. Eliacin focuses on supporting Haitian-American business growth initiatives through various small business partnerships within the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. Prior to the Chamber, Mr. Eliacin serves on the executive board as the Treasurer and Financial chair of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) Boston Branch. At the NAACP, Mr. Eliacin oversaw the budget of the oldest chartered branch in the nation.
In the private sector, Mr. Eliacin is a Director at the Urban League of Eastern Massachusetts. Mr. Eliacin is responsible for all, contractors and vendors. Mr. Eliacin Provide strategic advice to the chief executive officer, corporate leadership and board of directors regarding system specifications, budget requirements, network security, cloud solutions , hardware/software applications, information storage, disaster recovery planning, and system states. Before the Urban League Mr. Eliacin was a Senior Business Developer at Verizon Business. There, he developed emerging business initiatives through a wide range of national partnerships, helping to create new opportunities for Verizon and provided subject matter expertise on the topics of Professional Services, Security, Wireless, Data and IP Services, VoIP, Hosting, Customer Premises Equipment (CPE) Solutions, conferencing, Wireless Solution, Managed Networks, and Contact Centers. Under his leadership, he oversaw unprecedented levels of growth in the booming healthcare information technology sector.
Mr. Eliacin has held senior development and IT positions at iBasis – a Cisco company, AMICAS, and BBN – where he began his career at the prestigious BBN Technologies in Cambridge, MA. During his tenure at iBasis, Mr. Eliacin successfully transitioned from IT to International Project Management by building on his relationships to clients on a global scale – where he oversaw Voice over IP (VoIP) implementation in over 14 countries including China, Philippines, India, Sri Lanka, Germany, Greece Mexico and Brazil.
In addition to Mr. Eliacin’s professional engagement, Mr. Eliacin is a graduate of the 2012 class of the Young Executive Development Program (YEDP) by the American Road and Transportation Builders Association (ARTBA) Transportation Development Foundation (ARTBA-TDF). Mr. Eliacin serves on the Procurement and Materials Management Committee, the Business Member Procurement Committee, and the Small and Disadvantaged Businesses Member Committee of the American Public Transportation Association (APTA). He’s a member of the Greater New England Minority Supplier Development Council (GNEMSDC), the Boston Chapter of Conference of Minority Transportation Officials (COMTO) and serves on the Succession Planning Advisory Council. He’s a member of the Institute for Supply Management (ISM) and serves on the Federal Acquisition and Subcontract Management Group (FASMG) Committee
In the community, Mr. Eliacin serves on the executive board as Fundraising Chair of the Paul Roberson Institute for Positive Youth Self-Development – Concerned Black Men of Massachusetts (CBMM). He also mentors youth through the Kappa League Young Achievers program and is an active member of the Young Professionals Network of the Urban League of Eastern Massachusetts (YPN-ULEM). Ultimately, he is a dedicated community advocate for small business growth, mentoring and youth development.
Mr. Eliacin is a graduate of Northeastern University with a Bachelor’s degree in Management Information Technology and in Marketing.